No matter how hard the freerunners of Cairo train, there's always the chance of something going wrong. Accidents are commonplace and a misjudged flip can result in a painful injury or even worse. For one of the freerunners, who's mother who is a doctor, the risks to life and limb are something that he's constantly being reminded of. But as he says, he can handle it!
Risking it all to Freerun in Egypt | Streets of Cairo, Ep. 3
Cairo is a city of madness. Its beauty runs deep, its poverty rampant, its sun is the most golden. But It is a city in turmoil since the 2011 revolution to oust then president Hosni Mubarak. The following years with Mohamed Morsi of the Muslim Brotherhood did not deliver in either economic terms or security. He’s now gone too. With a new confidence, the youth of Cairo will not tolerate inadequate leadership or infringements of their rights. They want to be free.
Parkour is a way of expressing freedom. It is spreading throughout the city rapidly and It gives them discipline and self respect.
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